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2nd Jan, 2018 02:19:02 PM

I've seen this. It's a version of Poe's story Hop-Frog. The dwarf character Hop Frog and his love, Trippetta, were the only humans in the show. The nobles that harassed him were all big, weird puppets.

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Hop-Frog

Edit: Got it! It was an adaptation called "Fool's Fire," by Julie Taymore. It was released in 1992.

Edited by EricaB
4th Jan, 2018 11:47:29 AM

Thank you so much Erica B! That's got to be it.

I can't tell you how often I've searched for dwarf story on PBS in Google without luck.

4th Jan, 2018 11:58:18 AM

I've been a Poe fan since at least middle school (early 80's for me). I managed to stumble upon this show on PBS about 1/4 of the way through and it stuck with me even after all this time. It was a delightfully freaky show!

Edited by EricaB
4th Jan, 2018 12:10:16 PM

I need help could you help please

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